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  1. DeJuan Blair of Pittsburgh declares for NBA draft, hiring represe...

    DeJuan Blair said Wednesday he will declare for the NBA draft and has begun hiring representatives, ending any possibility that the All-America center could return for his junior season.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2009
  2. Dana O'Neil: Local boy Blair makes good at Pitt

    Dana O'Neil

    Pitt's DeJuan Blair didn't just stay close to home when deciding where to attend college -- he never left. Blair grew up down the street from campus and has made his wide smile and infectious personality the face of the Panthers program.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2009
  3. Dixon turns down suitors, keeps Pitt poised for more success

    Andy Katz

    Pitt coach Jamie Dixon is always one of the hot names in the spring coaching carousel. But he always turns down the suitors, proving his loyalty to a Pitt program that he has helped transform into one of the best in the country, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2008
  4. Pitt enjoys Garden party by knocking off the Hoyas

    Dana O'Neil

    Just a few weeks ago, Pitt looked incapable of a run to the Big East Championship game. But star Sam Young and coach Jamie Dixon -- a yin-yang duo -- kept the Panthers together, writes Dana O'Neil.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2008
  5. Pitt uses first-half run to crush BU, stay perfect

    Ronald Ramon made all five of his 3-point attempts to score 15 points and Pittsburgh put away Boston University quickly with a 20-3 run in the first half, staying unbeaten with an 80-53 victory.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 27, 2007
  6. Young's 20 points spark Pitt's rout of Buffalo

    Sam Young started Pittsburgh on an early 22-point run with a one-handed dunk, a 3-pointer from the baseline, a blocked shot and a steal and the No. 17 Panthers rolled to a 92-45 victory over Buffalo on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 23, 2007
  7. Fields, Blair each score 16 to lift Pitt over Saint Louis

    Levance Fields and freshman DeJuan Blair each scored 16 points to help Pittsburgh (No. 20 ESPN/USA Today; No. 22 AP) hand Rick Majerus his first loss as coach of the Billikens with a 69-58 win over Saint Louis on Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 11, 2007
  8. Young hits four 3-pointers in Pitt's blowout victory

    Sam Young proved too much for North Carolina A&T to handle outside or inside and No. 22 Pittsburgh romped to their second victory in as many days, winning 88-61 Saturday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 10, 2007
  9. Pitt whips Houston Baptist for 20th straight noncon win

    Sam Young and DeJuan Blair overwhelmed former NAIA power Houston Baptist from the start with a quick and decisive burst of fast-break dunking and rebounding as Pittsburgh cruised to a season-opening 103-62 victory.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 09, 2007
  10. Memphis holds on to No. 1

    Andy Katz

    Andy Katz ranks the Top 25 after Monday's deadline to withdraw from the NBA draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2007
  11. Collison, sparkling free-throw shooting power UCLA to Elite Eight...

    Arron Afflalo made all 10 of his free throws and UCLA shot 23-for-26 from the line to knock off Pittsburgh 64-55 Thursday night in the West Regional semifinals

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 22, 2007
  12. After remarkable comeback, VCU falls just short in OT

    Levance Fields atoned for two missed free throws at the end of the regulation and Pitt recovered after blowing a 19-point lead, beating upstart VCU 84-79 Saturday in the second round of the West Regional.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 17, 2007
  13. Fields' free-throw follies don't foil Pitt

    Kim Baxter

    Pitt overcome Levance Fields' unexpected free-throw follies to escape VCU in OT, writes Kim Baxter.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2007
  14. Panthers bury 3s, get past first round for eighth time in 19 trie...

    Pittsburgh, ousted in the first round seven times in 18 previous appearances in the NCAA Tournament, used their long-range marksmanship instead of their considerable brawn, hitting 10 of 21 3-pointers, and beat Wright State 79-58 on Thursday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 15, 2007
  15. UCLA stands in Kansas' way to the Final Four

    Andy Katz

    The West Region features the Ben Howland sub-bracket, a surprising Southern Illinois-Holy Cross matchup and one very animated coach, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2007
  16. Hoyas claim their 1st Big East tourney title since 1989

    Jeff Green scored 21 points as Georgetown won its Big East-record seventh title and first since 1989.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 10, 2007